Flavour profiles

Light & Delicate

Where flavour comes alive Summer has settled, the days are long and bright, and Julien Willems is dreaming of a Light & Delicate flavour profile dram, savoured with a healthy dose of fresh air. Whether you’re heading to the coastline, the mountains or spending some quality weekend time outdoors, I’m sure many of us are …

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Spicy & Sweet

Where flavour comes alive Echoing the sweet, spicy and malty flavours of your treats with a dram cut from the same aromatic cloth will certainly make for an indulgent experience, as Julien Willems explains. With 877 whiskies bottled since 2014, Spicy & Sweet is the Society’s largest flavour profile. This isn’t surprising, considering most Scotch …

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Sweet, Fruity & Mellow

Where flavour comes alive Ready for a tropical and adventure, with notes of vanilla, custard, citrus, orchard and stone fruits, mango and pineapple? Sweet, Fruity & Mellow is the flavour profile for you. Julien Willems delves into where these enticing aromas come from and what leads the Society’s Tasting Panel to place a single malt …

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Juicy, oak & vanilla

Where flavour comes alive March has arrived and with it, the promise of spring and longer days. The first shoots and flowers provide much needed comfort after the long darkness. Oaks in the glens shake off the rigours of winter in the warming breeze and tree sap flows back to the tips of the branches, …

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